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LAUSD board votes to sue state over school reopening proposal amid pandemic

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to sue the state over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s school-reopening proposal and to seek reimbursement for millions of meals it’s been providing to the community since the coronavirus pandemic hit last March. The school board voted 7-0 in closed session on Tuesday, Jan. 12, authorizing “litigation against the state of California, state entities and public officials related to the California’s Safe Schools for All framework,” Jefferson Crain, the board’s execu...
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Grammys delayed to March, and inside the Georgia senate ad battle: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  Grammys delayed to March The Grammy Awards, scheduled to be one of the first big live events of 2021, has been postponed to March amid a COVID spike in Los Angeles. Organizers announced the move on Tuesday, following discu...
Tags: Apple, Google, Europe, Microsoft, Advertising, Billie, Los Angeles, Georgia, Chicago, Sony, Cbs, Republican, Grammys, Staples Center, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc


TBWA promotes Moderna vaccine, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs hires Droga: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. TBWA promotes Moderna vaccine With COVID-19 vaccines now being rolled out across the U.S., those behind them are investing in marketing, and one, Moderna, has appointed an agency to help instil public confidence. ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, London, California, Advertising, Atlanta, Georgia, New York Times, Village Voice, Nba, Accenture, Wall Street Journal, Publicis, Journal, Barkley


Stephen Ross - Trump donor and Equinox chairman - has reportedly already donated $1 million toward NYC's next elections. Take a look at how one of the city's richest residents built his fortune.

Stephen Ross has a net worth of $7.2 billion. EDUARDO MUNOZ/Reuters Billionaire Stephen Ross donated $1 million in December to a new independent expenditure committee, according to The New York Times. The committee will reportedly focus on several NYC races, including the mayoral one. In August, Ross was considering raising $100 million for a potential candidate in NYC's 2021 mayoral election, two sources told The New York Times' Dana Rubenstein. Ross is the chairman of Related Cos., which...
Tags: Florida, New York, London, News, New York City, US, NFL, Los Angeles, Trends, Wealth, Bloomberg, Dolphins, Cnn, Features, Southampton, New York Times


Morning Docket: 12.04.20

* A man in prison for tax fraud is accused of using a smartphone to continue committing more tax crimes. Hope he wasn't doing the guards' taxes like Andy Dufresne... [New York Times] * A Florida lawyer is in hot water for allegedly telling people to move to Georgia to vote in the upcoming runoff elections. [Fox News] * Sources say that President Trump has not ruled out firing Attorney General Barr before the end of his term. [NBC News] * A Maryland attorney has been charged for allegedly t...
Tags: Florida, Maryland, Law, Georgia, Chicago, New York Times, Fox News, Somalia, Trump, Crain, Seattle Times, Barr, U S News, Andy Dufresne, Morning Docket, Folgers


Sesame Street cereal and brands’ fun with the Utah monolith: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  Brought to you by General Mills Cereal sales have risen sharply during the pandemic, despite the efforts of brands like Kraft Mac & Cheese to suggest themselves as alternative breakfast foods ....
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Utah, Microsoft, Advertising, Nike, New Zealand, Michelle Obama, Romania, Conde Nast, Salesforce, Anna Wintour, Illinois, Southwest Airlines, Pewdiepie, Groupm


'Shameful': Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under consideration to serve in President-elect Joe Biden's administration as the Secretary of Transportation, according to a CNN report. Emanuel's handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting has upset a contingent of progressive Democratic lawmakers and threatens to halt any traction for the former Washington insider coming to work for Biden. As the furor grew, Crain's Chicago Busin...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, New York, Abc, Washington, Police Misconduct, Senate, White House, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Chicago


KC Crain named CEO of Ad Age parent Crain Communications

Media company is parent for Crain’s Detroit Business, Automotive News and nearly 20 other trade and business titles in North America, Europe and Asia.
Tags: Advertising, Crain, North America Europe, Crain Communications, KC Crain, Detroit Business Automotive News


COVID plays havoc with decisions on indoor youth sports - Crain's Cleveland Business

COVID plays havoc with decisions on indoor youth sports   Crain's Cleveland Business
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Biden promised a 'railroad revolution' that could see faster trains and a return to Amtrak's nostalgic past — here's what Americans might see

President-elect Joe Biden can be the friend that Amtrak needs right now. Alex Wong/Getty President-elect Joe Biden is expected to be a friend to Amtrak following decades of loyal ridership during his time in the US Senate.  A Biden presidency could finally see funding for new tunnels under the Hudson River, a project defunded by the Trump administration.  An expansion of high-speed rail is also on the table as Biden seeks clean energy solutions for transportation. Visit Business Insider's ...
Tags: New York, Obama, Washington Post, Washington, Boston, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New York Times, New Jersey, US Senate, Associated Press, Nevada


Jefferies CEO Rich Handler revealed 20 things he wishes he knew when he started working on Wall Street

Rich Handler, Jefferies CEO Getty Images/ Rob Kim Jefferies CEO Rich Handler shared a list of things he wishes he knew on his first day as an analyst. Most of his advice is applicable across industries, like taking vacations and standing up for himself. Handler is one of the highest paid executives on Wall Street. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jefferies CEO Rich Handler just shared some advice with young and aspiring Wall Street analysts in a blog post titled "20 thin...
Tags: New York, Trends, Crain, Jefferies Financial Group, Rich Handler, Mary Meisenzahl, Getty Images Rob Kim Jefferies


‘Brooks Brothers Riot’ Redux: GOP Sends Supporters To Swarm MI Vote-Counting Center

Top officials with the Michigan Republican Party and Donald Trump’s reelection effort in the state urged supporters to swarm a ballot-counting center in Detroit on Wednesday. And it appears the supporters did.  Observers said the call for pro-Trump forces to show up in person — a fairly obvious callback to the infamous “ Brooks Brothers Riot ” of the 2000 Florida recount — strained the legitimate ballot-observation process and created a rowdy crowd at the door. Video from the scene showe...
Tags: Florida, News, Gop, Michigan, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Detroit, Thompson, Trump, Crain, TCF, Wayne County, Brooks Brothers Riot, Detroit News, Steve Patterson, Detroit Police


Louisiana Supreme Court declares state statute requiring persons to carry ID branded with "SEX OFFENDER" violative of First Amendment

I am grateful to a reader for making sure I did not miss the ruling yesterday of the Supreme Court of Louisiana in Louisiana v. Hill, No. 2020-KA-00323 (La. Oct. 20, 2020) (available here). The start of the majority opinion captures its essence: This case involves the constitutionality of a statutory requirement that persons convicted of sex offenses carry an identification card branded with the words “SEX OFFENDER.” This obligation is included as part of a comprehensive set of registration and...
Tags: Law, Louisiana, Hill, Crain, Louisiana Supreme Court, Douglas A Berman, Supreme Court of Louisiana


United States: NYDFS Superintendent Highlights Efforts On Climate Change - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In an op-ed in Crain's New York Business, New York State Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell described how the agency is supporting state initiatives.
Tags: News, United States, Crain, Wickersham, Taft LLP, Linda A Lacewell


‘Haunting of Bly Manor’ Trailer Leaves Netflix’s ‘Haunting of Hill House’ Behind

“The Haunting of Bly Manor,” the upcoming season of Mike Flanagan’s Netflix anthology series, released a followu up trailer that attempts to give a bit of plot details on this new horror series. But one thing that does seem apparent, the ghostly trials faced by the Crain family in “The Haunting of Hill House” are […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Crain, Hill House, Mike Flanagan, The Haunting of Hill House, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Bly Manor


CEOs and HR bosses at hot multibillion-dollar startups like UiPath, GitLab, and 22 more explain what it takes for a job candidate to impress them

Business Insider surveyed CEOs and human resources chiefs from some of the enterprise technology industry's most valuable startups about what jobs they're looking to fill.  We also asked them what qualities they look for in a job candidate. Below is a list of the top startups that are hiring, as well as what their CEOs, HR bosses and a chief operating officer had to say about how to make yourself stand out as an applicant.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Finding a job dur...
Tags: Google, Europe, Digital Transformation, Microsoft, California, France, US, Trends, Amsterdam, Sydney, Dubai, Zenefits, Silicon Valley, Hue, HashiCorp, Rubrik


How to impress recruiters at companies like UiPath, GitLab, and 22 other enterprise tech unicorns that are hiring right now, according to their CEOs and HR bosses

Business Insider surveyed CEOs and human resources chiefs from some of the enterprise technology industry's most valuable startups about what jobs they're looking to fill.  We also asked them what qualities they look for in a job candidate. Below is a list of the top startups that are hiring, as well as what their CEOs, HR bosses and a chief operating officer had to say about how to make yourself stand out as an applicant.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Finding a job dur...
Tags: Google, Europe, Digital Transformation, Microsoft, California, France, US, Trends, Amsterdam, Sydney, Dubai, Zenefits, Silicon Valley, Hue, HashiCorp, Rubrik


Want to work at an enterprise tech unicorn? CEOs and HR chiefs from GitLab, UiPath, Plaid and 22 other startups explain how to stand out as an applicant for the sales, technical, and marketing roles they all have open

Business Insider surveyed CEOs and human resources chiefs from some of the enterprise technology industry's most valuable startups about what jobs they're looking to fill.  We also asked them what qualities they look for in a job candidate. Below is a list of the top startups that are hiring, as well as what their CEOs, HR bosses and a chief operating officer had to say about how to make yourself stand out as an applicant.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Finding a job dur...
Tags: Google, Europe, Digital Transformation, Microsoft, California, France, US, Trends, Amsterdam, Sydney, Dubai, Zenefits, Silicon Valley, Hue, HashiCorp, Rubrik


CEOs and HR chiefs from 23 of the most valuable enterprise tech startups reveal the jobs they're hiring for — and how to stand out as an applicant

Business Insider surveyed CEOs and human resources chiefs from some of the enterprise technology industry's most valuable startups about what jobs they're looking to fill.  We also asked them what qualities they look for in a job candidate. Below is a list of the top startups that are hiring, as well as what their CEOs or HR bosses had to say about how to make yourself stand out as an applicant.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Finding a job during a public health and econ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Digital Transformation, Microsoft, California, France, US, Trends, Amsterdam, Sydney, Dubai, Zenefits, Silicon Valley, Hue, HashiCorp, Rubrik


Chicago mayor pulls out of roundtable to avoid being on same stage with Minneapolis mayor, sources say

CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pulled out of a virtual roundtable hosted by Crain's Chicago Business to avoid appearing on the same digital stage as Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, who has been a lightning rod for criticism after the police killing of George Floyd, sources told The Chicago Tribune. Lightfoot had been scheduled to join political consultant David Axelrod "and the mayors of ...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Chicago, Crain, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Chicago, Jacob Frey, David Axelrod, George Floyd, The Chicago Tribune Lightfoot


ALPHABET'S A-TEAM: These are the 23 product leaders and execs driving Google's future and spearheading its most ambitious 'moonshots' (GOOG)

Business Insider has identified 23 power players inside Google. From product leaders to C-suite executives, these are the people driving the most important parts of Google's business. They're also leading Google through one of its greatest challenges to date: a global pandemic. Think we've missed someone important? Got a tip to share? Contact this reporter at [email protected] or on +1 628-228-1836. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Alphabet may be the name of the...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, New York, London, Microsoft, Youtube, Ebay, Africa, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Google Analytics, Larry Page, Ireland


Meet the 53 most valuable enterprise tech startups, worth as much as $216 billion collectively

Business Insider compiled a list of 53 of the most valuable enterprise technology startups in the US using data from technology market databases PitchBook and CB Insights. The list includes startups worth more than $1 billion that sell technologies such as cloud computing, software, and developer tools. The list turned up several cases of startups having to significantly cut staff, raise money at a lower valuation, or take other cost-saving measures to weather the pandemic. Visit Business Insi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spacex, Nbc, Microsoft, California, Washington, Softbank, US, Trends, Cisco, Bloomberg, Zenefits, Peter Thiel, SEC


POWER PLAYERS: 23 top executives and product leaders inside Google who are shaping the future of the company (GOOG)

Business Insider has identified 23 power players inside Google. From product leaders to C-suite executives, these are the people driving the most important parts of Google's business. They're also leading Google through one of its greatest challenges to date: a global pandemic. Think we've missed someone important? Got a tip to share? Contact this reporter at [email protected] or on +1 628-228-1836. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Alphabet may be the name of the...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, New York, London, Microsoft, Youtube, Ebay, Africa, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Google Analytics, Larry Page, Ireland


One of Wall Street's highest-paid CEOs is hosting a virtual lunch with followers of finmeme account Litquidity. Jefferies' Rich Handler explained how he's 'trying to help in a small way while the world is so upside down.'

The Instagram account @litquidity, which has 352,000 followers and offers a meme-filled take on the life of young Wall Streeters, is hosting a virtual lunch for 25 of its followers with the CEO of Jefferies Financial Group on Thursday. It's the second time that Rich Handler, Jefferies' CEO and one of the highest-paid executives on Wall Street, has shared his time with @litquidity's followers. Rich Handler told Business Insider he hopes the lunch can bring a "younger generation of future leader...
Tags: New York, Instagram, Wall Street, Trends, Bank Of America, Goldman Sachs, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Wall Street Journal, Jefferies, Business Insider, Citi, Crain, Tulane, Skylar, Wall Streeters


Office rental startup Knotel bragged it was a nearly-profitable, anti-WeWork. Now lawsuits are stacking up. 12 insiders reveal what happened to the $400 million Knotel said it raised last year.

Knotel cofounder Amol Sarva had been vocal about his ambitions to overtake rival WeWork. Right after WeWork filed to go public last August, Knotel said it raised a $400 million Series C. But much of that money had strings attached to the lead investor, Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund, in an unusual deal structure.  Some Knotel vendors and landlords claim they haven't been paid for months, and lawsuits for unpaid rent are starting to stack up.  Knotel declined to comment, and Wafra did not respo...
Tags: New York, London, California, Washington Post, Ebay, Ipo, Boston, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Linkedin, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Reid Hoffman


G2, a software startup that raised $100 million, spent lavishly on things like a $1 million office staircase. Then it had layoffs and filed for a PPP loan. It shows the challenge of giving startups a coronavirus bailout.

Chicago-based software review company G2 raised $100 million in venture capital and had big growth ambitions. It spent like a well-funded company, undergoing a $6 million office renovation and purchasing a domain name reportedly once valued at $1 million. But its ambitions surpassed its revenue growth, and in December 2019 the company laid off 10% of its workforce. The company applied for a Paycheck Protection Program loan to cover its payroll expenses during the coronavirus shutdown.  The com...
Tags: Google, Amazon, US, Trends, Chicago, Treasury, Square, Ibm, Silicon Valley, US Treasury, PPP, IVP, Business Insider, Nyse, Crain, Decker


Local Hospitals Facing Financial Pressures from Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has upended much of the economy, including the health care system. Local hospitals saw a double financial hit from both the expense of ramping up the response along with the loss of revenue from elective surgery and other cancellations. Thomas Campanella teaches the business of health care at Baldwin Wallace University . In a webinar Tuesday hosted by Crain’s Cleveland Business looking at the impact of COVID-19, he said the outbreak has heightened pressures to trim costs. ...
Tags: Jeff St. Clair, Crain, Cleveland Business, The Cleveland Clinic, Baldwin Wallace University, Campanella, COVID, Thomas Campanella


Morning Docket: 05.28.20

* Three members of a $31.7 million fraudulent slip-and-fall ring have been sentenced to prison. Wonder if they got the idea from Slippin' Jimmy. [Insurance Journal] * Former presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has abandoned her short-lived defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton. [CNN] * A Louisiana attorney who was suspended from practice for chest bumping a prosecutor has been reinstated as a lawyer. Apparently the chest bump was not like the kind seen in football. [Advocate] * The Lo...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Hollywood, Matthew Mcconaughey, Law, NFL, Los Angeles, Chicago, Hillary Clinton, Louisiana, Crain, Los Angeles City, Orange County Register, Tulsi Gabbard, Morning Docket, Lincoln Lawyer, Lawyerly Lairs


COVID-19 Pandemic Could Alter Cleveland News Publications

The coronavirus pandemic could bring changes to the Cleveland media landscape. A recent article in Crain's Cleveland Business speculates the city's print newspaper, The Plain Dealer, could within the next few years be printed only on Sundays. More than two dozen reporters and editors at the paper, run by the New York-based Advance Publications Inc. , have been laid off in the past few months. Advance created the unit Advance Ohio to operate cleveland.com , the digital offshoot of The Plain Deale...
Tags: New York, Cleveland, Crain, Cleveland Business, Chris Quinn, Advance Publications Inc, Abigail Bottar, Advance Ohio, Cleveland News Publications


Ford cancels Lincoln electric vehicle program with Rivian

Lincoln Motor, the luxury brand under Ford, has canceled plans to build an all new electric vehicle based on Rivian’s skateboard platform. Crain’s Detroit reported that dealers were informed Tuesday. Rivian and Ford said in a statement sent to TechCrunch that this was a mutual decision based on the current environment, which was meant to imply that the COVID-19 pandemic was the primary cause. The companies still plan to co-develop a vehicle in the future. “Given the current environment, Li...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Tech, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Michigan, Lincoln, La Auto Show, Detroit, Plug-in Hybrid, Crain, Lincoln Motor, Hybrid Vehicle, Aviator, Rivian